September 8, 1966, was a big day for the world of television when Gene Roddenberry’s ‘Star Trek’ saga premiered on NBC. The show took the sci-fi genre out of the stereotype realm and into the world of drama, diverse characters, and real-world issues.
‘Star Trek’ developed a loyal fan base that followed through an animated series, the film franchise, and other live-action TV series from the late 1980s onward. This list of all the random, relevant, and revealing facts about ‘Star Trek’ is to honor the show and its fans. And even if you consider yourself a Trekkie, you learn something new every day. So maybe this is your “something new.”